Staff Reserach Associate


The Staff Research Associate will perform various assays and techniques to study viral replication, antivirals and vaccine development. Major duties include collecting, processing and archiving biological samples. In addition you will perform molecular biology (DNA, RNA isolation, qPCR), biochemistry and cell culture techniques. Other duties include but are not limited to assisting with animal handling, injections, tissue harvests, autopsies and general lab maintenance responsibilities.

This is a part time, two- year limited position that may convert to career.


Working knowledge of office
procedures and standard office systems

Skill in organizing and maintaining
up to date, accurate bookkeeping records on-line and maintaining database

In depth working knowledge of lab
safety procedures

Experience working under ISO (Int.
Stand. Org.)

Ability to set up meetings with
other faculty and staff


Knowledge of pharmacology, metabolism
terminology and studies

Ability to gain knowledge of the
University's Extramural funding and gift tender process

Ability to prioritize assignments to
complete work in a timely and efficient manner

UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.